Lynda Kinkade Biography
Lynda Kinkade is an Australian award-winning journalist and news anchor who is currently serving as a news anchor for CNN, based at CNN’s World Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. She started her career in 2002 at Seven Network during her second year in University as a political researcher.
Lynda Kinkade Education
After her high school education, Lynda joined the University of Technology, Sydney for a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) later graduating with a distiction.
Lynda Kinkade Career|CNN
Lynda began her broadcasting career in 2002 when she joined the Seven Network as a political researcher. In 2003, she landed a job at the New South Wales state election, soon publishing her research on each electorate. Her work was used by various news anchors, reporters, and producers during the election coverage.
After her graduation, Kinkade started working as a roving reporter for NBN Television moving to numerous locations in New South Wales such as Newcastle, Tweed Heads, and Lismore.
In December 2004, Lynda joined Nine Network as an assistant Chief of Staff. While still on the network, she rose to become a producer and reporter on Today, Nine Afternoon News, Nightline, and Nine News Sydney.
However, in December 2008, she resigned with Seven Network as a national correspondent for Today Tonight. In her capacity, Lynda covered the Black Saturday bush fires, reported the Australia Open, and Logie Awards.
She also interviews various notable personalities such as the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. Other celebrities include John Travolta, Rachel Griffiths, Jennifer Hawkins, and Toni Collette.
In December 2013, Lynda relocated to New York to work as a freelance foreign correspondent. Months later, she started to work as an anchor for the weekend editions of CNN Newsroom (CNNI).
In January 2015, Kinkade was confirmed to be a CNN anchor and correspondent. Currently, she broadcasts the CNN Newsroom’s weekend editions, and CNN Today. Moreover, she fills in for The World Right Now and Connect the World.
Lynda Kinkade Age
Kinkade is 38 years old as of January 2021. She was born on January 10, 1983, in Sydney, Australia. In addition, she celebrates her birthday every 10th day of January. Her horoscope sign is Capricon.
Lynda Kinkade Husband
Lynda is married to her husband Travis Jackson since April 13, 2013. The duo is blessed with two children; Georgia Emily Jackson, and Isabella Evelyn Jackson.
Lynda Kinkade Children
Lynda and Travis are blessed with two daughters; Georgia Emily Jackson bron in August 2016, and Isabella Evelyn Jackson born in February 2019.
Lynda Kinkade Height
Kinkade stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inch (1.70 m)
Lynda Kinkade Net Worth|Salary
As of 2020, Lynda has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. This is attributed to her successful career as a broadcast journalist.